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Sacha Adorno / June 8, 2017 / Stories

In 2015, Wells Fargo launched the nationwide Diverse Community Capital (DCC) program. The six round—two per year—initiative invests in CDFIs serving diverse small businesses through $75 million in grants and lending capital.

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Sacha Adorno / May 17, 2017 / Stories

Originally built in the 1900s, the Covent Hotel features single resident occupancy (SRO) housing as well as retail storefronts on the ground level.

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Sacha Adorno / May 17, 2017 / Stories

Many great ideas are hatched over drinks. For Josh Bennett and Will Lewis, their great idea was the drinks themselves—cider and mead, to be exact. These two Appalachia natives found each other at West Virginia University and began brewing together as a hobby.

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Sacha Adorno / May 17, 2017 / Stories

Lakeview Pantry operated for 22 years from a 970-square-foot boiler room in the basement of the Jane Adams Center. Within these modest confines, the organization grew into one of the busiest food pantries in Chicago.

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